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 History of this Word

"vaso" is from "vas" (vessel) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

More words with this prefix,
vasculitis
vasoconstrictive
vasomotor
vasiform

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"vaso-" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "blood vessel" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

vaso- illustration Vasodilators usually are prescribed with other types of blood pressure drugs.
vaso- illustration If a vascularized joint transplant is felt to be the reconstruction of choice, the surgeon must evaluate the lower extremity completely.